The Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talk Series

Unless otherwise noted, talks are on Fridays at 12:15PM in the auditorium at 813 Santa Barbara Street.  You can find a listing of lunch talks from previous years here.

Bring lunch.

Contact:  Mansi Kasliwal

Event Date Speaker
October 4, 2013 - 12:15pm Rubab Khan
Does Episodic Mass Loss Dominate the Evolution of Massive Stars? Eta Car Analogs in the Local Universe
October 11, 2013 - 12:15pm Sagi Ben-Ami
Massive star explosions: New results, New instruments
October 17, 2013 - 12:15pm Sijing Shen (UCO)
The Galaxy-Circumgalactic Medium Ecosystem in Cosmological Simulations
October 25, 2013 - 12:15pm Edmond Cheung
Galaxy Zoo: Observing Secular Evolution Through Bars
November 1, 2013 - 12:15pm Matthew Schenker
Spectroscopic studies at high redshift: the specific star formation rate and reionization
November 6, 2013 - 12:15pm Siyi Xu (UCLA)
Elemental Compositions of Extrasolar Planetesimals -- A Unique View from Externally-Polluted White Dwarfs
November 8, 2013 - 12:15pm Ryan Trainor
Probing the Brightest QSOs though the Spatial Distribution of Galaxies and (Fluorescent) Lya Emitters
November 15, 2013 - 12:15pm Sarah White (Oxford)
Radio-Quiet Quasars in the VIDEO Survey
November 22, 2013 - 12:15pm Ben Shappee
The All Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae
December 6, 2013 - 12:15pm Sumin Tang (UCSB/Caltech)
Andromeda: The Living Galaxy from PTF
December 13, 2013 - 12:15pm Guangtun Ben Zhu (JHU/STScI)
The large-scale distribution of baryons
December 16, 2013 - 12:15pm Ann Marie Cody
Dynamic young stars and their disks: a temporal view
January 17, 2014 - 12:15pm Courtney Epstein (OSU)
Stellar Ages from Rotation and Asteroseismology
January 24, 2014 - 12:15pm Yossi Shvartzvald
Results form OGLE-MOA-Wise microlensing survey
February 7, 2014 - 12:15pm C. Jakob Walcher (AIP)
Baryonic physics in galaxy evolution as seen by the CALIFA survey
February 21, 2014 - 12:15pm Dan Perley (Caltech)
Quantifying High-Redshift Star Formation with Gamma-Ray Bursts: Promises and Perils
February 28, 2014 - 12:15pm Peter Behroozi
What Can Galaxy Evolution Tell Us About Short Gamma-Ray Bursts?
March 7, 2014 - 12:15pm Louis Abramson
Galaxy Evolution from Statistical Perspectives: Promises and Challenges
March 14, 2014 - 12:15pm Avi Shporer
Atmospheric characterization of the hot Jupiter exoplanet Kepler-13Ab
March 21, 2014 - 12:15pm Khee-Gan Lee
3D Mapping of the IGM on ~Mpc scales with Ly-a forest Tomography
April 25, 2014 - 12:15pm Michael Fall (STSCI)
Galaxy Formation, Angular Momentum, and the Hubble Sequence
May 9, 2014 - 12:15pm Johanna Teske
Diamonds in the Rough: A Cautionary Tale of C/O Ratios in Exoplanet Host Stars
May 23, 2014 - 12:15pm Shea Garrison-Kimmel
Lessons in Near-Field Cosmology from Simulating the Local Group